Pyari Madam is the story of a young school girl who interacts with her teacher through her diary, where she opens her heart out…
Finding Magic in Everyday Life
For someone who knows Mumbai the title itself is intriguing. Are there mountains in Mumbai, you wonder? The size of the book…
A Book of Our Times
“There was once a man who believed he owned everything and set out to survey what was his.”The first line of Oliver Jeffers’ new book gives you a hint that something important is going to unfold.
A Gentle Story with a Powerful Message
Khaled Hosseini is one of my favourite authors and when I chanced upon a book by him for children/young readers I was excited…
Translations, Reprints & Original Writing – Rejuvenating Kannada Children’s Literature
In 2018 the Big Little Book Award for Author went to Mr. Nagesh Hegde for significant contribution to Kannada children’s literature.
NEP: Children’s Literature and Reading Promotion – Missing Link?
The draft National Policy on Education (NEP), 2019
Sau Pedon ke Naam
The Riyaaz Academy for Illustrators was seeded by the Parag Initiative as an effort to build a cadre of trained children’s illustrators who understand children and reading.
Mother Steals a Bicycle and other Stories
Mother Steals A Bicycle and Other Stories is a collection of stories told by the narrator, who shares with the reader a series of stories about her mother’s (Amma) exploits in a southern village in India where she grew up.
Frankfurt Diaries: Imagining Desirable Futures
Frankfurt Buchmesse (Book Fair) 2018 has a separate theme called The Arts+ that looks at technology
Frankfurt Diaries: Where is India at the Frankfurt Buchmesse ?
After three days of walking the halls of the Frankfurt Book Fair I have learnt one thing –